Aircel introduces unlimited messaging in Maharashtra and Goa

Aircel
Aircel has introduced its new Rs 61 SMS pack in Maharashtra- Goa circle. This will allow you to send up to 500 SMS (Local or National) per day, valid up to 30 days from the date of recharge.

Until now, it seemed that Aircel was lagging behind in the completion of telecom service providers in India. While all other telecom service providers were launching their bundle of schemes, we hardly saw Aircel`s offerings. Thankfully, Aircel now has come up with a SMS pack in Maharashtra. With this, Maharashtra-Goa circle is enriched with SMS services of all major telecom service providers apart from Idea.

Let us have a close look at SMS packs launched by various providers in Maharashtra- Goa region.

1) Aircel: Rs 61
2) Airtel: Rs.67
3) Reliance: Rs.25
4) Tata Docomo: Rs 60
5) Virgin: Rs.69
6) Vodafone: Rs.66

Via: Mobigyan

Olive Launches Triple Sim Mobile Phone In India

Olive Telecommunication recently launched Olive Wiz, an affordable triple SIM mobile phone in India. This handset supports 2 GSM and 1 CDMA sim cards. This handset is targeted at youngsters, since it comes with a full QWERTY keypads for easy messaging.

olive wiz

Olive Wiz Specs:

â–ª 2.2 inch Color Display
â–ª Full QWERTY keypads
â–ª Band / Mode-GSM 900/ DCS 1800 and CDMA 800 MHz.
â–ª 256 MB internal memory
â–ª 4 GB external memory
â–ª MicroSD card slot
â–ª Audio and video player
â–ª Bluetooth
â–ª Stereo Headset
â–ª Built-in FM radio
â–ª Speaker phone
â–ª 2 megapixel camera

This device allows direct access to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. This handset comes with 3 back panels – yellow, black and silver. The price of this handset is not announced yet. It comes with a 100 days replacement warranty included in the 1 year warranty.

Nokia E71 Firmware Updated To Version 410.21.010

Nokia recently released a new firmware update for its popular business phone, Nokia E71. The new version 410.21.010 can be easily downloaded through Nokia Software Updater (NSU) or via. Over-The-Air (OTA) update. The new firmware update comes with a wide range of fixes and improvements. Check out the complete changelog below.

nokia e71

â–ª Stability and functionality improvements
â–ª Fix for contact search with space
â–ª Nokia Messaging IM2.0.19
â–ª Gimlet v9.6.0.16
â–ª Mail for Exchange 3.0.50

It is advised to backup all your data before updating your device. We will update this post as soon as we get the more information and screenshots of this firmware update. If you find something new or if you have some screenshots or videos of this firmware update, please share with us.

Paperbus : Bypass Internet Censors And Access Blocked Sites

paperbus We encounter many blocked websites in corporate offices as well as schools, sometimes due to parental controls. Have you ever wished to break the barrier to browse the websites you like? Well then, this is the opportunity for you. Paperbus is a free app that, if installed, can help you access blocked websites. The app can also bypass internet filters. The most important thing about Paperbus is that this tool can practically make you anonymous to any internet censorship. Paperbus is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux as well.

Let’s suppose you wished to block certain websites  on your computer to set up some parental controls. This tool won’t disappoint. You can also define custom filters to bar access to particular websites.

paperbus-filter-window

[Download Paperbus]

Techie Buzz Verdict

This tool promises to do a lot of things that can help you browse the internet the way you wish. This tool is ad supported, but the ads are a small price to pay for what you are getting in return. The cross platform compatibility makes it more acceptable. So whoever you are, someone who is getting blocked or someone who wants someone else to get blocked this tool is a perfect choice. I have tested this tool and it works perfectly for any one of the above tasks.

Techie Buzz Rating : 3.5/5 (Very Good)

Tata Indicom offers high speed Photon plus services on Mobiles

Tata-Indicom
Tata Indicom has introduced Tata Photon Plus Speed Living services for mobile phones. Now all the Tata Indicom subscribers having HSIA enabled CDMA mobile phones can download at a speed of 2.4 Mbps. The Speed Living service is available both to Post-paid and Prepaid subscribers in all circles across India. Also, note that the cities where Photon+ is not launched, subscriber will get 1x speed.

The following are the plan details: –

Prepaid Plan Details

Recharge coupon: -Rs 99
Talktime: – Rs 25
Validity: – Life Time
Data Usage: – 125 MB of Free Data usage per month for 4 months.
All Local & STD calls: – 1paisa / sec
All Local& National SMS: – 50p
Waiver on subscription fee: – Rs.100 for Live TV till June 30th 2010

Postpaid Plan Details: –

Tata-Indicom

Handsets compatible with Tata Photon plus Speed Living services-:

1) Samsung Corby TV
2) LG 510
3) Blackberry 9630

Special Offer with Samsung Corby Handsets

1) Prepaid Free 10GB data usage for two months
2) Postpaid Free 15GBdata usage for 2 months

To avail these offers do make sure that your RUIM (Removable User Identity Module) is not removed from the handset. The above-mentioned offers will be activated only within the time period 1st April 2010 to 31st May 2010.

Via: Telecomtalk

MTS India introduces new MCARD 499 and SMS offers in Kolkata and West Bengal telecom circles.

MTS-India
Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd’s MTS India has announced new exciting offers in Kolkata and West Bengal telecom circles.

The following are the details of the services offered :-

1) MTS India has re-launched its most popular MCARD 499 with extra facilities. You can now enjoy Free Own Net callings for lifetime. However, a daily charge of Rs 1 will be deducted from your account to enjoy the MTS to MTS free callings. The other network Local callings and SMS charges remain same as before.

2) MTS India reduced STD call charges from Rs 1.10/min to 49 paisa/min under the MCARD 499 scheme.

3) MTS India has also introduced 2 new SMS packs of Rs 15 and 10. With the SMS Pack of Rs15 you will get Rs 10 as talk value along with 35 free SMS (25 local +10 National) having a validity of 5 days. The SMS Pack of Rs 30 will provide you with a talk time of Rs 24 and 100 SMS (75 local +25 National) with a validity of 10 days.

Via: Telecomtalk

Videocon to offer Free local calls in Tamilnadu

Videocon
Videocon Mobile Service has announced free local calls for the Tamil Nadu Telecom circle. However, you need to recharge with Rs 99 to get it activated. This will allow you to make free local calls of 18 minutes from Videocon to Videocon and 15 minutes from Videocon to other networks. 18 and 15 minutes of free talk time are provided on a daily basis and the talktime will not be added to the next day’s value. You will lose talktime if you do not complete its daily quota of free calls.

Videocon also launched its GPRS/WAP services in TamilNadu dubbed as V-live and V-Internet. All the Videocon subscribers will receive GPRS Settings automatically to access the Internet. Browsing is free on V-live page and browsing to any other page is chargeable at 10p/10Kb.

If you are not from TamilNadu, do not worry as Videocon will soon cover your region. Videocon is all set to expand its services in next two months covering cities across Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Prasad and Maharashtra.

Via: Telecomtalk

Videocon’s V1405 bags Product of the Year award

Videocon
Videocon Mobile Phone’s V1405 handset was awarded the Product of the Year 2010 Award under the Value Phones’ category. V1405 offers multitude of features within an affordable price range. It is a dual SIM phone with camera, wireless FM radio with recording, 8 GB expandable memory, mobile tracker and Bluetooth and costs just Rs 4,000.

Mr. Anil Khera, CEO Videocon Mobile Phones said,

This award is especially close to our heart since it was a choice made by consumers nationally. We will definitely make sure that we maintain the trust that our customers have shown in us. We have a long way to go but this award will give us the confidence that we are definitely heading down the right path.

Mr. Rahul Goel, COO, Videocon Mobile Phones said,

Receiving an award such as this, especially in such a short period only proves that we have been able to carve our own space despite the huge competition that prevails in our industry. Our customers have been able to see that we are committed to excellence and hence we have been bestowed the prestigious award of being the Product of the Year 2010.

Via: Telecomtiger

Luminous enters mobile phone market with ‘Wynncom’ as flagship brand

Wynncom
I am sure you must have heard of Luminous Power batteries and inverters. Now you are going to hear its mobile phones. The company has planned to offer its mobile handsets under the brand name of Wynncom’ under Wynn Telecom Limited.

Mr. Rakesh Malhotra, Co-Founder and Chairman, Wynn Telecom Ltd said,

This move is a part of the company’s strategy to offer more consumer products under the umbrella of convergence and the company aims to capture a place among the top brands

The company is all set to launch seven models of dual SIM handsets in the price range of Rs 5,000 in May this year. According to Wynn Telecom Ltd, the products will consist of Utility phones, Upgrade Phones and Youth Phones. Utility phones will feature long battery backups. The Wynncom upgrade series mobile phones will focus on multimedia. The Youth series mobile phones will feature QWERTY keypad, Instant Chat messengers and support for social networking applications.

Via: Telecomtiger

Coming Soon : Fizzik A Social Web Browser

[Windows Only]  Fizzik is a new web browser that is targeted to keep you updated with the social media as well as news and videos. The browser is built on Microsoft technologies.

Features that this new browser offers

Custom Channels : The Bing search is integrated into the browser by default. You can create custom Channels to categorize your common searches which sounds somewhat like the Google alerts to me. This will help you stay informed on all the top news as it appears on the map.

Video Integration : The browser has services like Youtube integrated so that you are always on top of the new ones. You do not need to watch videos on the web pages anymore. The video playback can be watched full screen on the browser itself. This will negate all the distractions while the video plays and ensures that you enjoy the video presentation solely.

Social Media : The browser promises to enrich your social media experiences above all. As it sounds they will also let you find gems in your piles of status updatesmaybe that means creating groups. Last but not the least the browser has got its own collection of built-in sharing options to help you share what you like.

The tool uses Microsoft .NET and Windows Presentation Foundation 3.5 build and is aimed to work on almost all Windows Operating Systems. While browsing Internet Explorer is used, and Adobe’s Flash player is used during video playback.

Demo : The demo video of this yet to release social browser Fizzik can be found on Youtube.

Techie-Buzz Verdict

This tool is yet to release and hence its a tough call to hint anything about it right now. If everything goes as promised this browser is surely going to win my trust.

[via Channel 10]

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